For the current program period EU has dedicated a significant part of the European Regional Development Fund to achieve a low carbon economy. In Sweden these funds are partly managed by regional programs and partly by a national regional fund.
Climate Action Network has ranked Sweden as the EU country with the most ambitious climate politic. Money has been allocated to several energy projects that support companies’ and organizations to become more energy efficient.
Post date: 12 Feb 2021
Integrating the Energy Efficiency First principle in policymaking is a key requirement to meeting EU climate objectives and implementing the EU Green Deal.
Some Member States have taken the Efficiency First principle on as a guiding principle, such as Germany.
Post date: 9 Feb 2021
The European Commission has asked advisors to rework the EU’s green finance taxonomy rules after member states rejected draft implementing guidelines, unhappy about the exclusion of gas as a “transition” activity towards net-zero emissions.
“On Wednesday, 20 January, we requested the Platform on Sustainable Finance to provide further input on the taxonomy framework,” said Aikaterini Apostola, an EU Commission spokesperson.
Post date: 29 Gen 2021
Noha Magyarország nem tartozik a legnagyobb üvegházgáz-kibocsátó országok közé, azonban jelentős – és 2013 óta sajnálatosan növekvő – szén-dioxid-kibocsátásunkat mindenképpen csökkenteni kell.
Post date: 25 Gen 2021
Although cutting emissions to net-zero by 2050 will destroy jobs and push up the costs of doing business in some sectors, it will bring gains elsewhere that will make up for the difference, according to a new study by McKinsey & company.
“Net-zero emissions by 2050 should be achievable at a net-zero cost without compromising overall economic growth or prosperity,” says the study by the global consulting firm, published on Thursday (3 December).
Post date: 6 Dic 2020
The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.
This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Ott 2020
This report assesses the compliance of the 14 available LTRS (as published on the website of the European Commission on 8 September 2020) against the provisions in Article 2a of the amended 2018 EnergyPerformance of Buildings Directive1 (EPBD).
Post date: 25 Set 2020
The guide focuses on the key EU legislation aimed at transforming and decarbonising the European building stock. This includes an overview of:
Post date: 2 Set 2020
Let's shape the future together
European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond.
With our societies gradually lifting their lockdowns and recovery plans taking shape, we must now ensure that the transition to a post-corona society is sustainable, inclusive and resilient.
Post date: 16 Lug 2020
We welcome the EU’s intention to ‘Rebuild Europe’ by accelerating green building renovation to support economic recovery, to support our health, to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy security.
A recent survey of hundreds of central bank and national finance department officials found that retrofitting buildings was one of the top ways to stimulate growth and cut carbon emissions. A review of 35 building retrofit programs found an average of 19 jobs created per €1m investment.
Post date: 30 Giu 2020